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Oklahoma State University bull rider dies after being bucked from bull during rodeo

Sunday  15:05,   20 september 2020

An Oklahoma State University college student has died after being bucked off of his bull during a bull riding competition in Texas. © Twitter/Oklahoma State University Rodeo Team Bull rider Rowdy Lee Swanson had been competing in the Palo Pinto... >>>

White House abandoned plan to send 650 million face masks across the U.S. in April, report says

Sunday  14:26,   20 september 2020

Newly uncovered documents suggest the government had initially intended to utilize the Postal Service in early pandemic response plans.  The distribution program would have come at a time when President Donald Trump largely resisted wearing a... >>>

Donald Trump's race-baiting might come at a cost to his economy

Sunday  14:26,   20 september 2020

President Donald Trump's increasingly naked race-baiting heading into the final stretch of the 2020 campaign suggests he shares the consensus explanation for his grip on White working-class voters: it's about their racial resentments, not... >>>

Dallas school district apologizes for assignment describing Kenosha shooter as 'hero'

Sunday  14:16,   20 september 2020

A high school teacher suggested Kyle Rittenhouse — charged with killing two during Wisconsin protests — was a possible hero alongside Gandhi and Malcolm X.Rittenhouse was suggested as "hero for the modern age" along with the possible subjects of... >>>

Hawaii tentatively reopening October 15

Sunday  14:15,   20 september 2020

For the fourth time in as many months, the state of Hawaii announced plans to reopen to tourists who have negative Covid-19 test results.Since June, Hawaii has been going back and forth on its decision-making around allowing tourists to return... >>>

Gulf Coast races to restore power in wake of Sally and braces for more flooding

Sunday  14:15,   20 september 2020

Many on the Gulf Coast were still navigating flooded roads and chunks of debris on Thursday as the remnants of Hurricane Sally threatened more flooding across the South. © CNN Floodwater envelops homes Thursday morning in Gulf Shores, Alabama, a day >>>

These Confederate statues were removed. But where did they go?

Sunday  14:01,   20 september 2020

More than 130 Confederate monuments and other historic statues were taken down across three dozen states amid a wave of protests and calls for racial justice over the past four months.But no matter how and why the monuments were removed, most... >>>

'Like smoking multiple packs a day': Hazardous air quality worries West Coast parents

Sunday  13:41,   20 september 2020

As fire season burns hotter and longer, which increasingly results in hazardous air blanketing the West Coast, what's the risk for young children?Tens of thousands attend Bangladesh Islamist leader's... >>>

Protesters Gather Outside Mitch McConnell's Home to Decry Move to Fill Supreme Court Seat: 'Ruth Sent Us'

Sunday  13:40,   20 september 2020

Protesters lined the streets in front of the senator's home in Louisville, Kentucky, after he vowed to call a vote for President Donald Trump's nominee following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.Democrats have accused Republicans of... >>>

Puerto Rico sees more pain, little progress 3 years after Hurricane Maria

Sunday  13:20,   20 september 2020

"I can tell you that Puerto Rico's recovery, if it can be called that, didn't come thanks to the government," said a community social worker on the island."There was some rain, but there was no indication that they were dangerous. All the... >>>

Climate change has inflicted more damage on the U.S. military than Iranian missiles

Sunday  13:02,   20 september 2020

Among the Pentagon's fears is that weather-related catastrophes could mean it has to commit most of its resources to disaster relief missions.For several days, it seemed like the Air Force had lost about 10 percent of its deadliest fighter... >>>

Ahmaud Arbery: Mother says fundraising efforts exploit her son's death

Sunday  13:02,   20 september 2020

It's been almost seven months since Ahmaud Arbery was gunned down while jogging in a residential community on the outskirts of Brunswick, Georgia. © Courtesy S. Lee Merritt Ahmaud Arbery with his mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones. The criminal... >>>

Salon Owner Involved in Pelosi Controversy Recruited by California County Officials to Reopen Business There

Sunday  12:46,   20 september 2020

Placer County officials urged Erica Kious, owner of eSalon, to relocate her San Francisco hair salons after receiving backlash for allowing Nancy Pelosi to get her hair done inside the salon.Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in... >>>

DOJ looked into the possibility of charges against local officials in Portland

Sunday  12:46,   20 september 2020

Justice Department prosecutors looked into the possibility of bringing criminal or civil charges against local officials in Portland, Oregon, over their handling of weeks of protests that for a period laid siege to a federal courthouse and other... >>>

Judge blocks 'politically motivated' changes to U.S. Postal Service ahead of election

Sunday  12:46,   20 september 2020

Judge blocks 'politically motivated' changes to U.S. Postal Service ahead of election Reuters See more videos SHARE SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL What to watch next Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus Reuters Worried about the future... >>>